Professional Teeth Whitening V Home Remedies!

Imagine using peroxide from the bottle to whiten your teeth! Well, in the 1980’s people actually used this method at home and it was very popular! But you think Peroxide was extreme! Well we have uncovered some interesting facts on home whitening that we wish to share with you. For centuries people have used all...

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A short history of Dentistry and Orthodontics

Throughout human history we have been pulling out rotting and aching teeth, even since the stone-age times. For century’s mankind has struggled with the care and attention we all now take for granted. The idea of fillings or work to repair our teeth, or the ability to care adequately for our teeth is really a...

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The history of braces

The urge to have beautiful teeth can be traced throughout human history. Luckily, the technological advances in the orthodontics industry have made the process quicker and more efficient. Today, most people need braces for just a few years and even have the option for an invisible solution with Invisalign. See how far we have come...

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A Confident Smile… a more confident you!

The biggest joy we receive at Fresh Smiles Geelong (Belmont, Newtown Practice) is when we see the impact of a healthy smile on our clients. We often see the amazing change in the confidence and demeanour of many of our patients. People young and old have their confidence renewed and feel happier in themselves when...

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Things you should NOT do during Invisalign Treatment

The Invisalign treatment has revolutionised the modern orthodontics industry. Invisalign provides an invisible solution for teens today but just like braces and any dental treatment, it is important to take good care of the product to ensure its full effectiveness. Here is a list of things you should NOT do during your Invisalign treatment, as...

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Are Invisalign teen braces right for my child?

As a parent, we understand that you want the best dental treatment for your child. Although braces have been the solution for years, people are now switching to Invisalign for their child to take full advantage of its flexibility, easy maintenance, and the fact that it is almost invisible, especially compared to traditional braces. At...

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What to expect on your first orthodontic consultation

Contrary to popular beliefs, your first orthodontic consultation is nothing to be nervous about, especially with Fresh Smiles Orthodontics. The consultation takes only thirty minutes and you will be a step closer to achieving the beautiful and healthy smile you are looking for. Here are some tips on what to expect on your first consultation....

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What to expect when braces come off, and why wear a retainer?

Therefore, as eager as you may be to finally be able to eat whatever you want now that the braces are off, it is recommended to only eat hard, sticky, tough, chewy, and crunchy foods when the retainer is removed to prevent further damages that may prolong your treatment. Brushing your teeth regularly and flossing...

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How to find the right orthodontist

A dental treatment is a long but necessary commitment for kids and adults alike, but a set of healthy teeth is always worth it. It may be intimidating at first, but the right orthodontist will guide you painlessly through it all. Here is a step by step guide on how to start your search for...

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How much does Invisalign cost?

Although you can achieve the same result of having healthy and beautiful teeth using both the Invisalign treatment and conventional braces, it is important to know the differences between the two before deciding on a treatment solution. Below is more information on the two options; the expected investment for each, and the payment options available....

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